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  • Podcast: All change for employment tribunals?

    Date:
    23 September 2016

    We discuss the state of play of employment tribunals, with upcoming developments including the availability of all employment tribunal decisions online and a Supreme Court challenge to the legality of employment tribunal fees.

  • Quick reference: tribunal statistics

    Date:
    13 September 2016

    XpertHR's Quick reference tool has been updated following the publication of the latest annual tribunal statistics.

  • ECJ ruling on vexatious discrimination claims

    Date:
    25 August 2016

    In Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that an individual does not fall within the protection of EU discrimination law if he or she applies for an employment vacancy with the sole purpose of obtaining compensation and not the post itself.

  • Discrimination arising from disability: what is the cost to employers?

    Date:
    23 August 2016

    How much are employment tribunal rulings for discrimination arising from disability costing employers? We report on three recent remedy judgments for breaches of s.15 of the Equality Act 2010.

  • Employment tribunal decisions to be accessible online

    Date:
    27 June 2016

    The HM Courts and Tribunals Service has announced that a database of new, first-instance employment tribunal judgments in England, Wales and Scotland will be made publicly available online from autumn 2016.

  • Green light for Asda equal pay case to proceed

    Date:
    24 June 2016

    The Court of Appeal has ruled in Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others that the equal pay case brought by Asda employees will proceed in the employment tribunal and that the tribunal has no power to transfer the case to the High Court.

  • Employment tribunal fees have had a "significant adverse impact on access to justice"

    Date:
    22 June 2016

    A report by the Justice Committee has recommended that tribunal fees should be substantially reduced, and has berated the Government for not responding to an earlier review.

  • Tribunal gives NHS trust huge costs award

    Date:
    20 June 2016

    Tribunals will take a dim view of a breach of legal professional privilege by parties to an employment claim, as a recent costs award of almost £70,000 shows.

  • Working time: no compensation for injury to feelings where employer fails to provide rest breaks

    Date:
    3 June 2016

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in Santos Gomes v Higher Level Care Ltd, considered if the employer should pay compensation for injury to feelings to an employee for denying her 20-minute rest breaks.

  • New statutory redundancy pay rate for April 2015 announced

    Date:
    16 February 2015

    Latest tribunal award limits increases announced including the new statutory redundancy pay rate. From 6 April 2015, under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2015 (SI 2015/226), a number of limits applying to tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation increase.

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